Process or task name:
Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: swriter.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
swriter.exe is a software program which was most likely installed on your computer by you at some point. The hard drive folder location is also shown below for this swriter.exe software file. Always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This swriter.exe program task is Open Office software package. This is one of the main programs or processes for Star Office or Open Office name. This is a similiar product as Microsoft Office, it contains word document, spreadsheet, etc., similiar to Microsoft Word and Excel, etc. This will only appear in the tasklist when you actually have it opened. This swriter.exe program is from Microsoft and this file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software.
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What is the swriter.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You will find this program at C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\swriter.exe